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Dr. Raghuraj Hegde

Ophthalmology (Eye)

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE :

 

SURGICAL TRAINING DURING CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP

  • EYELID SURGERY
    • Electrolysis
    • Dry eye managements- including permanent punctual closures
    • Ectropion, Entropion and lid tightening surgeries- Lateral tarsal strip, Modified lateral suture canthoplasty.
    • Tarsoraphy
    • Ptosis surgery like tars
    • -frontalis sling, conjunctival mullerectomy and Levator resection procedure.
    • Extensive lid reconstruction using various flap techiniques and free skin grafting after removal of lid tumours.
    • Various eyelid and facial reconstruction procedures
    • Repair of eyelid, canaliculi and facial lacerations
    • Epiblepharon Correction
  • LACRIMAL SURGERY
    • Dacryocystorhinostomy- External and endoscopic
    • Balloon canaliculoplasty & Dacryoplasty
    • Probing of Nasolacrimal Duct and Inferior turbinate infracture
  • OCULAR ONCOLOGY
    • Management of various eye, eyelid and eye socket cancers.
    • Management Pediatric Eye cancers like Retinoblastoma, Neuroblastoma,Rhabdomyosarcoma and others
    • Retinoblastoma Management- Involves multidisciplinary approach from a team involving an Ocular Oncologist, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeon, Radiation Oncologist, Pediatric Oncologist and Ocularist.
  • COSMETIC PROCEDURES AND AESTHETIC SURGERY
    • Cosmetic Procedures including Botox injections, Fillers and spacers
    • Blepharoplasty- Upper and lower eyelid
    • Blepharotomy
    • Eyelid retractor repair
    • Direct, Pre-trichial and endoscopic brow lift.
    • Rhytidectomy
    • Liposuction and fat transfer
  • Management of THYROID EYE DISEASE– medical and surgical Management- Intravenous steroids, orbital decompression and eyelid malposition repair.
  • FACIAL PALSY REHABILITATION including restorative surgery

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Was posted  on  a  rotational  basis  in  units  specializing  in  Anterior  segment,  Cornea  & Refractive  surgery,  Orbit  &  Oculoplasty,  Glaucoma,  Strabismus,  Retina  & Vitreous during the three years of post graduation.
  • Involved in engaging undergraduates in theory classes and clinical case discussion.
  • Proficient in managing the out -patient department independently
  • Proficient in OPD procedures like Slit lamp bi
  • -microscopy, Direct Ophthalmoscopy, +90D ophthalmoscopy, Pentacam, AS-OCT, Indirect Ophthalmoscopy, ApplanationTonometry, Lacrimal syringing, YAG Capsulotomy, YAG PI, OCT, DFA, USG, SD-OCT, Laser for posterior segment, Operating microscope etc.
  • Pre-op and post- op work-up of in-patients along with ward duties.
  • Responsibilitiesincluded   maintaining   updated   case   sheets,   maintaining   inventory registers, supervising nurses and auxiliary case workers
  • Experience in  emergency  eye  trauma  management  and  cadaver  eye  retrieval  during emergency duties.
  • Hands on experience in
    • Cataract Surgery- ECCE- 10 cases, MSICS-1200+cases and Phac
    • -400+cases.
    • Repair of corneal/sclera/corne
    • -scleral ruptures- 80+cases.
    • Penetrating keratoplasty (optical,therapeutic & tectonic ) – 80+ cases .
    • Pterygiumexcision with conjunctival autograft using fibrin glue or sutures
    • Amniotic Membrane grafting (50+ cases)
    • Laser Yag PI and capsulotomy.
    • Laser PRP through slit lamp delivery and indirect ophthalmoscopic delivery systems.
    • DCT, DCR(60+ cases).
    • Ectropionsurgeries (40  cases),Entropion surgeries (40 cases) .
    • Tarsoraphy.
    • Simple lid reconstruction procedures after removal of small lid tumours.
    • Ptosissurgery like tars-frontalis sling (50+cases) and fasanella-savat procedure (10 cases).
    • Evisceration/enucleation with implant insertion (100+ cases)
      • Preparation/Closure of vitrectomy ports and vitreous tamponading.
      • Orbital fracture repair.
      • Epiblepharon correction
    • Assisted in
      • All the above mentioned surgeries including complicated cases
      • Advanced lid surgeries like tarsal fracture, levator resection, lateral tarsal strip.
      • Extensive lid reconstruction using various flap techiniques and free skin grafting.
      • Orbital surgeries like Anterior/lateral orbitotomy using various techniques, orbital decompression, repair of injuries in Blow out fractures, removal intra-orbital & extra-ocular  foreign bodies.
      • Scleral buckling procedures
      • Pars-plana vitrectomy including complex vitre-retinal surgeries andmacular hole surgeries..
    • Attended and actively participated in clinical meetings, case discussions, seminars organised by our institute and other bodies in Kolkata.
    • Attended eye   screening   camps   held   in   rural   and   sub-urban   areas   organized   by various bodies.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  pattern of optical coherence tomography in diabetic macular edema with systemicrisk factors in middle aged males. Int Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar.

  Kumar P, Mondal A, Shashidhar T, HegdeRS, Gharami RC. PhotoDermDiagnosis: Yellowish papules over neck and upper chest; Journal of Pakistan AssociationDermatologists 2011; 21: 71-73.

  presentation titled “Orbital Anatomy and its Clinical Importance” was selected for the final round of Postgraduate Lecture Competition which was a part of EYE-PEP2011, a postgraduate education program in L.V. P. E. I. Hyderabad held in September, 2011.

  a free paper titled “Incidence of Benign and Malignant neoplasms of eyelid in elderly age group presenting in a tertiary hospital” Authors: Raghuraj S.Hegde, G. Bhaduri, S. S. Chatterjee at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Oculoplastics Association of India(OPAI) – EYEPLASTY-2011 held at Kanpur in November,2011.

  “Ocular manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus”

  Eye in Systemic Diseases” Edited by Prof.H.V. Nema.

  MS Ophthalmology

  Fellowship in Orbit, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery and Ocular Oncology

  Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery

  Observership in Orbit, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery and Ocular Oncology